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Charity bike ride raises awareness, funds for local diabetics

Archived, 22 days ago From djournal.com 

Tupelo, MISSISSIPPI - At the age of 5, Janice Millican, director of Bikers Against Diabetes of North Mississippi, hopped on her first motorcycle and hasn’t stopped riding since.

To her, riding helps ease the stresses of life, especially her Type-1 insulin-d ...

Acute Malnutrition: UNICEF partners FG on local production of therapeutic food

Archived, 22 days ago From tribuneonlineng.com 

Ibadan, NIGERIA - The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says it is collaborating with Nigerian Government to ensure local production of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to address nutritional needs of malnourished children.

UNICEF Nutrition Spec ...

Schoolgirl’s pledge for little princess charity

Archived, 22 days ago From viewnews.co.uk 

Dorset, U K - Nine-year-old Lila Critchell, who attends Greenford Primary School in Maiden Newton, is aiming to raise enough money to have her hair transformed into a wig for the Little Princess Trust, which donates real hair wigs to children undergoing chemothera ...

New UNAIDS Ambassador Pia Wurtzbach appeals for lower age of consent for HIV testing

Archived, 22 days ago From cnnphilippines.com 

Mandaluyong City, PHILIPPINES - Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is the new Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)-Asia and the Pacific – and she has something to say about the way the infection is treated in policy.

"One thing that ...

Amarillo’s ‘Fill The Boot’ campaign breaks record

Archived, 22 days ago From amarillo.com 

Amarillo, TEXAS - The Muscular Dystrophy Association in Amarillo had record-breaking success with its 2017 Fill the Boot Campaign.

Amarillo firefighters and members of the Professional Fire Fighters Association Local #542 who stood at intersections thro ...

Non-profit helps veterans with PTSD, addiction using one-of-a-kind program

Archived, 22 days ago From fox25boston.com 

Dedham, MASSACHUSETTS - A new program is helping veterans struggling with substance abuse find renewed hope.

"This is something I still battle. This is not gone, it's not going away. Places like this they help me” said Dan, a Marine veteran.

I ...

Somalia launches second cholera vaccination campaign in Baidoa

Archived, 23 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - WHO and the Federal Ministry of Health of Somalia launched the first round of a preventative oral cholera vaccination campaign (OCV) today in Baidoa at the Baidoa Regional Hospital, targeting 224 000 persons aged 1 year and older.

The ...

WHO to begin pilot prequalification of biosimilars for cancer treatment

Archived, 23 days ago From who.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - This year WHO will launch a pilot project for prequalifying biosimilar medicines, a step towards making some of the most expensive treatments for cancer more widely available in low- and middle-income countries.

In September, WHO will ...

New EU funding will provide essential nutrition treatment for 130,000 children under the age of five in Ethiopia

Archived, 23 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - The European Union (EU) has given €3 million in humanitarian funds to support UNICEF’s emergency interventions in Ethiopia. The new grant will provide life-saving nutrition treatment for severely malnourished children living in drought-affected areas ...

Zika Care Connect website offers families access to medical specialists

Archived, 23 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Zika Care Connect, a new resource developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the March of Dimes to help families affected by the Zika virus find specialty medical providers who can care for them, has been ...

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